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Target audience: Staff

Printers: HP or label (network) printing via Windows

This manual describes a method to install an HP printer via Windows.

  • In order to install and use this printer you need:

    • To be connected to the UU network
    • You have to be a UU staff member
    • and know the  UU-number of the printer

  • Step 1

    Press the Windows key + R  or right-click on the Windows Start button and select “Run”.

  • Step 2

    • At “Open” type in the server address followed by the UU-number of your printer, UU012345 for example: \\WP0590.soliscom.uu.nl\UU-number

    Your printer will be added.

    • If requested, fill in your credentials: soliscom\janssen001

  • Step 3

    Check if your printer is added in Control Panel:

    • Press the Windows key + R, to open the “Run” dialog.
    • Type in “Control”, then select “Devices and Printers”.

  • Step 4

    Check your default printer in Control Panel:

    • Right-click on a printer icon to set a default printer.
    • Delete any printers you don’t need.

  • Step 5

    Check that Windows is not managing your default printer:

    • Press the Windows Start button > Settings > Printers & scanners.
    • You find the option “Let Windows manage my default printer” at the end of your printer list.
    • Disable it.

Last modified: 8/04/2022

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